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Features: Application-Specific Meshing
Posted Thu April 11, 2002 @05:27PM
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Grid Generation A new feature article has been posted which makes A Case for Application Specific CFD Meshing.
In order to extend the benefits of CFD to product engineers, CFD meshing must be enhanced through specialized meshing applications which automate the mesh generation process and replace CFD jargon with terminology familiar to designers.

Read this article and more in the Features Section.

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Events: Fluid Mechanics and CFD Review Course
Posted Tue April 09, 2002 @01:07PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Do you need an introduction (or re-introduction) to fluid mechanics, heat transfer and computational fluid dynamics? Starting May 1st, 2002, Fluent Inc. will begin offering special two-day courses designed specifically for this purpose. The main goal for our Fluid Mechanics and CFD Review course is to help the users of CFD to be more successful by having a more thorough knowledge of the underlying physics and numerical techniques that are present within CFD studies.

It is assumed that participants will have a technical education and background, but not necessarily an engineering degree. The course will be taught lecture-style, and the topics will be covered in a general fashion with no particular bias towards any CFD software package.

Visit the course website for the course description, dates, locations, course fee information, and to register online.

You may also register by contacting Fluent's Training Coordinator, Kelly Carter, at 603-643-2600 or klc@fluent.com

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Events: Next Generation CFD
Posted Tue April 09, 2002 @09:28AM
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News The CD adapco Group wishes to announce a one-day seminar will be held in their Seattle, WA office on May 3rd 2002. The event will include keynote discussions by Prof. Milovan Peric and other senior figures from the CD adapco group on "Next Generation CFD". It will also include previews of new capabilities in CFD with a general open-forum question and answer session. The seminar will begin at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Space for this event is limited. Registration forms and additional details may be obtained by contacting Dr Stephen McIlwain at stephen@adapco.com, tel: 425-957-7827 ext 103 or by visiting our website at www.cd-adapco.com.

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Aircraft Design in the 21st Century
Posted Mon April 08, 2002 @05:48PM
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News At a recent North Texas AIAA meeting, Dr. Pradeep Raj of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company made a presentation entitled "Aircraft Design in the 21st Century: Implications for Design Methods".

In his presentation, Dr. Raj noted that tactical aircraft have exhibited a factor of four increase in cost every ten years. Likewise, commercial aircraft costs have risen at a rate greater than the carrying capacity thereby driving the yield per passenger down.

Dr. Raj proposes an answer to these rising costs: "lean" production.

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ASME Names New Executive Director
Posted Fri April 05, 2002 @06:13PM
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News ASME International (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), one of the world's largest engineering societies, announced today that Virgil R. Carter, FAIA, of Chadds Ford, Pa., has been named executive director, effective July 1, 2002. He succeeds David L. Belden, Ph.D., P.E., who is retiring after serving in that position since 1987.

For the past five years, Carter has been executive director of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in Newtown Square, Pa., a 90,000-member, not-for-profit professional association serving the project management field.

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Events: CFDRC Biochip Design Course
Posted Fri April 05, 2002 @06:09PM
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ESI Group CFDRC will hold a Biochip Design Course on April 16-17, 2002 in Huntsville, AL.

The course is designed to bring biotechnology professionals up to date on state-of-the-art multiphysics simulation techniques. The theory behind these cutting-edge methods will be presented in detail, and the validity of the modeling assumptions will be explained.

The course is lecture-based and given by scientists and/or application engineers over the span of 2 days. Demonstrations using CFD-ACE+ will be shown.

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